Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine honors the winners of the Competition in foreign languages

Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine honored the winners of the annual All-Ukrainian competition organized by Kyiv National Linguistic University for the students who learn Turkish, Arabic, Chinese and Persian languages. The Consul, Head of cultural and educational section of Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine Dawood Jalloud was present at the event. In his speech he talked about the importance of the Arabic language as it is the Koran language and the Holy language in a lot of Christian churches in the Arab world. He added also that more than 450 million people speak Arabic in the world and that this language had influence on other languages such as Turkish, Persian and Kurdish. The Consul pointed out that Arabic is one of the 6 official languages of the UN. In the end of his speech he talked about the prominent role of the University in teaching Arabic relying to the fact that there are a lot of students learning it and the graduates of this University now are working in different Arabic embassies and companies that are based in Ukraine.

The Participants demonstrated high level of knowledge of the language, they recited poems of Mahmoud Darwish and answered the questions of the Jury with unmatched clarity, which impressed and amazed the audience. On the other hand, Vice-Rector of the university talked about the historical and cultural value of the Arabic language that helped in spreading humanism among people. She also thanked the Palestinian embassy for its support to the students who learn Arabic, and pointed out the steady increase in the number of the students who are willing to learn it.

At the end of the event,  Consul, Head of cultural and educational section of Embassy of Palestine in Ukraine Dawood Jalloud presented gifts to the winners of the first 3 places. Consul mentioned that there are no losers since all students are talented and he wished them further success.

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